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Stories tagged: WSU

Students, parents calling for improvements to roads leading to Pullman

In the wake of car crashes that killed two students during Thanksgiving break, many at Washington State University have called for safety improvements on the two-lane highways that funnel travelers …

Gonzaga women hoping wishes come true … and fast

Like everyone else, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has a Christmas wish list. If it comes true, her players will be healthy, make their shots and take better care …

Apple Cup: Bender to start at QB for WSU

Peyton Bender appears to be WSU’s starting QB for today’s Apple Cup in Seattle.

Cougars women take advantage of overseas connections

It’s the Balkan Bonanza, part two.

WSU soccer team out to break NCAA curse

A “curse,” Beau Bremer calls them, Washington State’s recent home setbacks in the first round of the NCAA women’s soccer tournament.

Previewing women’s basketball for Gonzaga, WSU, Idaho and EWU

Previewing the women’s basketball teams at Gonzaga, Washington State, Idaho and Eastern Washington

Christilaw: Player’s heart just as important as talent

Recruiting season never ends.

WSU women to host Northwestern in first-round NCAA soccer tournament match

Washington State will host Northwestern in a first-round NCAA Division I women’s soccer match match on Saturday. Kickoff is at 5 p.m.

College soccer notes: WSU women seek tournament opener at home

Washington State soccer coach Todd Shulenberger hopes his team can harness its “road warrior” mentality at least one more time.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 30, 2015, 5:41 p.m.

Regents approve making WSU campus nicotine-free

Cigarettes and other products containing nicotine will soon be banned on the Pullman campus of Washington State University, after the Board of Regents approved the ban on Friday.

Christilaw: Cougars show how fun unpredictability can be

Everyone who honestly believed that, come Halloween Week, Washington State would have a significantly better record than the Seattle Seahawks please raise your hand.

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 9:40 p.m.

WSU’s Pullman campus may go tobacco-free

At least once a day, between classes and study sessions, student Abdul Albarraq smokes a cigarette near the library in the center of the Washington State University campus. He’ll probably …

UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 26, 2015, 11:29 a.m.

ESPN picks Temple over WSU for College GameDay

ESPN College GameDay picks Temple over WSU

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 29, 2015, 4:50 p.m.

Vestal: Barbieri and Smith are putting their money where their values are

Not long after Don Barbieri and his partner, Sharon Smith, moved into the beautiful top floor of Barbieri’s Upper Falls condo project on the Spokane River, they lost one of …

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 13, 2015, 8:43 p.m.

College volleyball: Confident Eastern off to fast start

If you ask Eastern Washington University interim volleyball coach Michael King what he can count on when the Eagles take the court, he won’t recite players’ names or a shiny …

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 2, 2015, 11:08 p.m.

Viral disease killing hundreds of deer in the region

A drought-stoked outbreak of viral disease first detected in August is killing hundreds deer from the Colville area south to the Lewiston region, wildlife biologists from Washington and Idaho say.

Political polarization blamed on TV news deregulation

The more television news we watch, the more polarized we become. That’s the finding of a new Washington State University study that also blames U.S. political polarization on the deregulation …

Soccer notebook: Area teams ruled nonconference play

Three area collegiate soccer teams have emerged from nonconference play with a full head of steam. The Washington State Cougars and Eastern Washington Eagles women and the Whitworth Pirates men …

WSU’s McKenna Woodford Freshman of Week in Pac-12 volleyball

McKenna Woodford, who led Washington State to three straight three-set wins and the championship of the Texas Tech Lone Star Showdown, is the Pac-12 volleyball Freshman of the Week. Woodford, …

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 21, 2015, 4:18 p.m.

WSU student hospitalized after fall from fraternity fire escape

A Washington State University student was taken to the hospital in critical condition after falling from the third-story fire escape of a fraternity house Saturday night.

Jake Rodgers just waiting for NFL call

Jake Rodgers figures he did everything he could to earn a chance to play on Sundays. He still might, but the former Shadle Park, Washington State and Eastern Washington star …

Doing your job key on team, in life

Shortly after Washington State University’s season-opening face plant, a 24-17 loss to Portland State on Saturday, players and coaches analyzed just exactly why the Cougars had lost to a team …

Remembering Elson Floyd

PULLMAN – Some called him a giant in higher education, a dynamic force who could influence lawmakers and business leaders one day and cheerfully welcome students to his home the …

Woman falls from WSU sorority house while vomiting out second-story window

A 19-year-old woman fell out of a second-story window early Friday at the Delta Gamma sorority house in Pullman.

WSU moves forward on medical school named in Floyd’s honor

Elson S. Floyd was told two weeks before he died that Washington State University’s new medical school would be named in his honor. Though he often avoided the spotlight, the …

WSU’s Floyd honored by legislators

OLYMPIA – Legislators praised the late Washington State University President Elson Floyd as a tireless advocate for his adopted state, its communities and their college students. Amid shouts of “Go …

Effort to name medical school after WSU’s Elson Floyd gains steam

OLYMPIA – A campaign to name a new Washington State University medical school in Spokane for WSU’s late President Elson Floyd is gaining support online and in the Legislature. More …

UPDATED: Sat., June 20, 2015, 12:06 p.m.

WSU President Elson Floyd dies after battle with cancer

Elson S. Floyd, whose love for education took him from writing math problems in the sand as a boy when his family could not afford paper to the leader of …

WSU President Elson Floyd battling cancer, will take leave

Washington State University President Elson Floyd is taking a leave of absence to battle cancer.

UPDATED: Fri., June 5, 2015, 10:29 a.m.

Washington State University builds wine science center on Tri-Cities campus

Washington State University’s winemaking program now has an outpost in Richland.